Beginner Reading

A Surprise from Australia

The school ends and Erica quickly puts her books in the bag and runs out of the class. Today is a special day. Erica is very excited. She runs home and thinks about her uncle. She spoke with him on the phone a week ago. He returns from Australia, and he brings a...

Kimberly’s Acting

Kimberly works as a secretary. She answers phone calls and types letters. She makes coffee, and goes to the post office. She doesn't like her work. She is bored! "I would like to do something more exciting," she thinks, "I want an exciting job!" Kimberly actually...

Kevin’s Car

Kevin likes cars. He reads about cars in magazines and he watches shows about cars on TV. His head is full of cars! He tells his parents, "Please, please, please, could you buy me a car?" "No," says Kevin's mom, "You are too young to drive a car. This is dangerous."...

Language Confusion

Laura is at the airport. She waits for her flight. Her flight is to Berlin, and it is 4 hours away. Laura walks around the airport and looks at the shops. She has a nice time. After an hour she wants to visit the bathroom. She searches for it, but she doesn't find it....

Nicole’s Drums

Nicole has a new set of drums. She likes playing the drums. She practices playing the drums all the time. Her parents tell her, "Nicole, we are happy that you like the drums, but you can't play the drums all the time. There are other people in the apartment. There are...

Amanda’s Work

Amanda goes to work every day. She works in an office. She works very hard. She starts and 7 o'clock in the morning and finishes at 10 o'clock at night. She likes her work, and she wants to be a good worker, but she has one problem. Her boss is not a very good boss....

Sean and the Birthday Cake

Sean likes food. He likes fruit and vegetables. He likes bread and cakes. He likes fish and dairy products. He likes meat. He eats everything! One day he goes to a party. It is a birthday party for his friend Leo. He enjoys the party with his friends. They dance and...

What are You Talking About?

Jane and Laura are walking to the mall. They want to buy new clothes. Jane has some money and Laura has some money. Suddenly, Jane is calling: "Laura! Laura! Look at that dress! Isn't it beautiful? I want that dress, but I don't have enough money." Laura is calling:...

Emily’s Secret

Emily is 8 years old. She lives in a big house. She has a huge room. She has many toys and she has a lot of friends. But Emily is not happy. She has a secret. She doesn't want to tell anyone about her secret. She feels embarrassed. The problem is that if nobody knows...

April’s Month

There was a nice little girl. She was 10 years old. Her name was April. One day, April asked her parents why she was called April. Her mother answered that she was called April because she was born in April. The little girl was very happy to hear that. She liked her...

Daniel Loves the Beach

Every Saturday Daniel and his family go to the beach. They live far from the beach, but once a week the family gets into the car and Daniel's father drives for hours until they arrive. Daniel's parents love the beach. Daniel and his sister and brother love the beach....